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Building apprenticeships into your talent strategy

Having an apprenticeship strategy in your business can help you to develop a skilled, engaged, and loyal workforce that is better equipped to meet the needs of your business now and in the future.

Setting up an apprenticeship strategy in your business involves several steps:

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Once we’ve identified your objectives, our expert team will support you with:

  • Identify your business goals: Consider how apprenticeships fit into your overall business strategy. Identify the skills gaps within your business and the areas where you need to develop your workforce.
  • Research apprenticeship programmes: Research the different apprenticeship programmes available in your industry and identify the ones that best meet your needs. Consider factors such as the level of the apprenticeship, the duration of the programme, and the training provider.
  • Identify potential apprentices: Consider the skills and qualities you’re looking for in an apprentice and where you can find suitable candidates. You may want to advertise your apprenticeship opportunities on job websites, social media, or through local colleges or training providers.
  • Choose a training provider: Select a training provider that offers the apprenticeship programme you’re interested in and that has experience working with businesses in your industry.  You should also ensure they have a good reputation for delivering high-quality training. 
  • Design your apprenticeship programme: Work with your training provider to develop a training plan that meets the requirements of the apprenticeship programme and addresses the specific skills gaps in your business. This may involve a combination of on-the-job training, classroom-based learning, and assessment.
  • Set up a support system: Establish a support system to ensure that your apprentices receive the support they need to succeed in their apprenticeship. This may include assigning a mentor or supervisor, providing additional training or resources, and offering regular feedback and performance reviews.
  • Monitor and evaluate: Regularly monitor and evaluate the progress of your apprenticeship programme to ensure that it is meeting your business needs and that your apprentices are progressing as expected. Use feedback from your apprentices and other stakeholders to make adjustments as needed.

Implementing an apprenticeship strategy in your business can be a valuable investment in your workforce and your future success. By providing apprentices with the skills and training they need to succeed, you can develop a skilled and loyal workforce that can help your business to grow and thrive.

We can help you develop an apprenticeship strategy that works for your business

Our team can help you create an apprenticeship strategy that meets your needs and helps you achieve your business goals.

We have extensive experience working with businesses of all sizes to design and implement award-winning apprenticeship programmes. Our team of experts can help you identify the skills gaps within your business, select the right apprenticeship programmes, and design a training plan that meets your specific needs.

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